Apoorva Saghodarargal (1989)

 ●  Tamil ● 2 hrs 37 mins

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Laden with laughs, this masterfully crafted epic family saga tells the tale of twins, separated at birth by their father's enemies, depicting how the elder twin eventually avenges the crimes committed against his family.
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Cast: Gouthami Tadimalla, Kamal Haasan

Crew: Singeetam Srinivasa Rao (Director), PC Sreeram (Director of Photography), Ilaiyaraaja (Music Director)

Rating: U (India)

Genres: Action, Comedy, Family, Romance

Release Dates: 14 Apr 1989 (India)

Tamil Name: அபூர்வ சகோதரர்கள்

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Did you know? This movie was a blockbuster and completed 600-day run at the box office. About 20 million tickets were reportedly sold. This was significant as Tamil Nadu population was 55 million then. It was the first Tamil film to beat the record of 'Thirisoolam' set a decade earlier. This new record remained unbeaten for six years until the release of "Baashha". Read More
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as Janaki
as Sedhupathy/Appu/Raja
Special Appearance
as Francis Anbarasu
as Satyamoorthy
as Police Inspector
Supporting Actor
as Muniamma
Supporting Actor
as Dharmaraj
as Nallasivam
as Constable Sambandham
as Appu's Girlfriend
as Appu and Raja's Mom

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Production

Producer
Production Company

Distribution

Writers

Screenplay Writer
Story Writer
Dialogue Writer

Camera and Electrical

Director of Photography

Music

Music Director
Lyricist

Editorial

Film Type:
Feature Film
Language:
Tamil
Colour Info:
Color
Frame Rate:
24 fps
Aspect Ratio:
2.35:1
Stereoscopy:
No
Tracklist
01 
04:30
Music Director: Ilaiyaraaja
Lyricist: Vaali
Playback Singer: SP Balasubramaniam, SP Sailaja
02 
04:36
Music Director: Ilaiyaraaja
Lyricist: Vaali
Playback Singer: SP Balasubramaniam
03 
04:35
Music Director: Ilaiyaraaja
Lyricist: Vaali
Playback Singer: SP Balasubramaniam
04 
06:03
Music Director: Ilaiyaraaja
Lyricist: Vaali
Playback Singer: Kamal Haasan, Manorama
05 
04:37
Music Director: Ilaiyaraaja
Lyricist: Vaali
Playback Singer: S Janaki, SP Balasubramaniam
06 
04:26
Music Director: Ilaiyaraaja
Lyricist: Vaali
Playback Singer: Kamal Haasan
07 
01:22
Trivia:
In 2013, Aamir Khan took his inspirations for the role of a circus clown in 'Dhoom 3', from the way Kamal Haasan had portrayed Appu's character in this movie.

This movie was a blockbuster and completed 600-day run at the box office. About 20 million tickets were reportedly sold. This was significant as Tamil Nadu population was 55 million then. It was the first Tamil film to beat the record of 'Thirisoolam' set a decade earlier. This new record remained unbeaten for six years until the release of "Baashha".

This movie was dubbed into Telugu as 'Vichithra Sodarulu' and into Hindi as 'Appu Raja' in 1990.

Actress Gandhimadhi was originally cast in Manorama's role. Due to changes in the script, she was replaced.

Actor Kamal Haasan play three different roles in this movie.
Movie Connection(s):
Dubbed into: Vichitra Sodarulu (Telugu)
Dubbed into: Appu Raja (Hindi)